The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public

Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 14, 1994
  • Opening Date: May 10, 1994
  • Closing Date: May 22, 1994
  • Previews: 28
  • Performances: 16

Lyrics: Carol Hall

Music: Carol Hall

Book: Peter Masterson, Larry L. King

Synopsis

In this sequel to The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Miss Mona is asked by the IRS to run the Stallion Fields brothel in Las Vegas, but must contend with right-wing politician A. Harry Hardast's efforts to close it.

 

Opening Night Cast

Dee Hoty in The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public Dee Hoty Mona Stangley
Ronn Carroll in The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public Ronn Carroll Senator A. Harry Hardast
Kevin Cooney I. R. S. Director
David Doty Schmidt
B. S. Bullehit
Scott Holmes Sam Dallas
Gina Torres Terri Clark
Susannah Blinkoff Pit Vocalist
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Larry L. King Book
  Peter Masterson Book
  Carol Hall Music
  Carol Hall Lyrics
  Peter Masterson Director
Tommy Tune Tommy Tune Director
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1993 - 1994

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding Costume Design Bob Mackie Nominee
1994 Outstanding Orchestrations Peter Matz Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Actress in a Musical Dee Hoty Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
May 22, 1994 51 $124,001
-
-$39,370 $20.86
-
5945
1514
8
0
49.08% -0.04%
May 15, 1994 50 $163,371
-
$20,146 $27.46
-
5949
1514
8
0
49.12% -10.99%
May 8, 1994 49 $143,225
-
-$2,263 $19.67
-
7280
1514
0
8
60.11% -3.76%
May 1, 1994 48 $145,488
-
- $18.81
-
7736
1514
0
8
63.87% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $576,085
-
  $21.70 26910
48448
16
16
55.54 %  
Cumulative
  $756,503
-
  $18.88
$0.00
40023
66616
16
28
60.08 %  
 
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